This video shows the terrifying moment that white passengers on a Melbourne bus threatened to "f***ing boxcutter" four French women- just for singing a song.
WARNING: THE VIDEO ABOVE CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE
The singing of one of the women had attracted shouts of "Aussie, Aussie Aussie" from a girl. In response the lady sang louder.
At this point a man towards the front of the bus shouts: "S.O.D. Speak English or die, motherfuckers!"
Other passengers join in with one shouting: "I'll fucking box cutter you right now doll.
"You've been told about four times, get off. Everyone on the bus wants to kill you and you're going to have to get off the bus eventually bitch, Have you worked that out yet?"
At this point a window smashes at the back of the bus.
The footage was captured by Mike Nayna who posted a commentary of the video on YouTube to draw attention to the the incident.
According to theDaily Mail Nanya ushered the girls away from the bus and they ran away in terror.
He said: "I don't think it's an issue with buses I think it's an issue on the whole, Australia is a loving country but this is an underlying problem.
"I don't want to look like I'm bashing my country, I love my country, I just want this to be talked about as there is an underlying issue going on here."
Australian police are investigating the incident, reports the Guardian.
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article falsely identified the women being abused as black. This was due to some of the comments one of the men in the video made. This has now been amended.
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